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Karen Harris

Karen Harris

Writer

Karen left the world of academic, quitting her job as a college professor to write full-time. She spends her days with her firefighter husband and four daughters on a hobby farm with an assortment of animals, including a goat named Atticus, a turkey named Gravy, and a chicken named Chickaletta.

America’s Sweethearts Through the Decades

October 19, 2018

Debbie Reynolds (GettyImages) There is something very wholesome and special about an...

Underground City in Turkey

October 18, 2018

Derinkuyu in Turkey Derinkuyu is the largest excavated of several underground cities in the area of ...

Badass Lady Pirates

October 17, 2018

A woman dressed as a pirate with a parrot on her shoulder at the King Mango Strut, annual satire parade. (Pho...

Alvin Kelly’s Claim to Fame? Sitting on Flagpoles!

October 16, 2018

It is not the most conventional way to fame, but for Alvin ‘Shipwreck’ Kel...

Does Death Valley Conceal an Ancient Subterranean City?...

October 15, 2018

Death Valley National Park California United States Of America North A...

Danica McKellar: A Math “Wonder”

October 12, 2018

Actress Danica McKellar on July 27, 2017 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Greg Dohert...

Mary Anning: She Sells Seashells by the Seashore

October 11, 2018

Katherine Hamilton portraying Mary Anning (Natural History Museum) The tongue-t...

The Flight of Wrong Way Corrigan: Navigational Error or...

October 10, 2018

American aviator Douglas ‘Wrong Way’ Corrigan waves to the crows at th...

Molly Pitcher, Heroine of the Revolutionary War

October 9, 2018

Color Engraving of Molly Pitcher at the Battle of Monmouth (Getty Images) While ...

This Diamond is as Cold as Ice: The Curse of the Hope D...

October 8, 2018

Visitors flock to the Harry Winston exhibition Hall to see the Hope di...

The First College Football Game Looked Nothing Like Tod...

October 5, 2018

Not the 1869 Rutgers’ football team, this is a group portrait of the R...

America's Largest Home: Biltmore Estate By The Numbers

October 4, 2018

The Biltmore Estate, the largest privately owned home in America, built by...

Shirley Temple – The Teenage Years

October 3, 2018

Formal headshot portrait of actor Shirley Temple wearing a low cut evening dress, posing wit...

Ringing Rocks of Pennsylvania: A Geological Mystery

October 2, 2018

A woman does Yoga on the edge of a massive boulder field, the remnants of a r...

Wait?? Where Was The Shining Filmed?

October 1, 2018

Timberline Lodge and Mount Hood; Mount Hood National Forest, Cascade Mountains, Oregon. (Pho...

Remember These Most Popular Styles of Old Barns?

September 28, 2018

New England farm with Autumn Sugar Maples, Vermont. (Photo by: Joe Sohm/Visions ...

The Best Presidential Campaign Slogans

September 27, 2018

A 1952 campaign button supporting Dwight D Eisenhower, the Republican candidate for Presid...

What You Didn’t Know About “Lifestyles of the Rich and ...

September 26, 2018

Television Personality Robin Leach sighted on February 28, 1989 at...

Fascinating Facts About the Strange and Beautiful Baoba...

September 25, 2018

Baobabs in the savannah, red sky at sunset, South Africa. (Photo by De...

Fast Food Drive-Thru: A Product of the Car Culture

September 24, 2018

Drivers wait in the drive-thru line at an In-N-Out Burger restaurant in Alhamb...

Paul Revere: What You Didn’t Know About This American H...

September 21, 2018

American silversmith, engraver, and Revolutionary patriot, Paul Reve...

Erotic Novel…Written by a Pope!

September 20, 2018

“The Tale of  The Two Lovers” is an erotic novel, complete with salacious illustrations, abou...

Seeing Double: A Look Back at Wrigley’s Doublemint Twin...

September 19, 2018

Jean Sagal, Liz Sagal (Photo by The LIFE Picture Collection/Getty Im...

Who Built The Great Serpent Mound? And Why?

September 18, 2018

The Great Serpent Mound in Adams County, Ohio, built between 800 BC and AD 400. This ...

A Charming History: Charm Bracelets Through the Years

September 17, 2018

Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall shows off her charm bracelet while visiting Po...

Eighteen Hundred and Froze to Death: The Year Without S...

September 14, 2018

(Photo by BSIP/UIG via Getty Images) Think our weather is wacky somet...

What We Should Know About the Shoot-Out at the O.K. Cor...

September 13, 2018

Tombstone, Arizona in 1881 photographed by C. S. Fly. When you ask so...

The Great Lakes Version of The Bermuda Triangle

September 12, 2018

Sunset over Lake Michigan with lighthouse (Photo by: Digital Light Source/UIG via...

How the Worst Day for American Firefighters Led to Safe...

September 11, 2018

The names of all 343 firefighters from the New York Fire lost in the S...

Disney’s "Moana" Depicts an Actual Event in Polynesian ...

September 10, 2018

A floatilla of 'vaka' or traditional canoes take part in a ceremonia...